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Can shaving my vaginal area cause am herpes outbreak? Would it be safer to get a WAx instead?

Can shaving my vaginal area cause am herpes outbreak? Would it be safer to get a WAx instead?

Yes as any kind of : trauma can lead to an outbreak. But it is not a guarantee. Waxing is more traumatic than shaving. Even just stress can cause an outbreak. I recommend having prescription valacyclovir available if any burning itching or pain starts, and you can take a pill to prevent the outbreak or at least shorten the course. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Had intimate Hollywood wax in a salon that double dips.can I get herpes/HPV/ other STI from this?virus from prev client survive in wax?

Had intimate Hollywood wax in a salon that double dips.can I get herpes/HPV/ other STI from this?virus from prev client survive in wax?

Uncertain, but...: I am afraid there have been no exact studies to address the connected concerns in your scenario. But contracting infective agents may take place as long as the external natural barrier like skin or mucosa is broken by sex-related acts. And the related symptoms may develop if internal humoral immunity is not strong enough to fend off the invading infective agents. Nonetheless, seek evaluation... ...Read more

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I get a boil/hair bump in same exact spot in groin after Brazilian wax. Why? Not herpes.

I get a boil/hair bump in same exact spot in groin after Brazilian wax. Why? Not herpes.

Grooming: Grooming of the pubic hair area may be a risk factor for developing skin infections from herpes, molluscum contagiosum and bacterial skin infections such as folliculitis. One can also get contact dermatitis from the wax. As you can imagine, one must take precautions or use other methods if problems are caused. Meds are available for most complications see your MD. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause lymph nodes to wax and wane? Chronic over 8 yrs. Tested neg for HIV, HERPES, cancers.

Can allergies cause lymph nodes to wax and wane? Chronic over 8 yrs. Tested neg for HIV, HERPES, cancers.

They ALWAYS do that: I'm glad you're health conscious. That's what lymph nodes are supposed to do. Everybody has a few palpable ones that come and go. They're your friends, fighting goodness-knows-what so you never know it attacked. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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How can you get herpes?

How can you get herpes?

From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and transmit viruses by touching the uninfected person. Sometimes, infected persons can transmit herpes even when they don't have visible fresh herpes sores, so prevention is not always possible. Most adults have had oral herpes, as it is so common. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your butt?

Can you get herpes on your butt?

Herpes: Genital herpes usually infects skin somewhere between the belly button and thighs. 98% of those who have hsv type 2 will have their infection somewhere in this region. Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. So, yes, the butt, while rare is in the realm of possibilities. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from a towel?

Can you get herpes from a towel?

Herpes : Herpes is not easy to catch. It has to be skin to skin or fluid to skin carrying the virus. It is not transmitted by towels, toilet seats etc. Hope that helps you not be worried. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get of herpes?

Is it possible to get of herpes?

Control not eliminat: It is generally possible to control herpes but not to eliminate it. It tends to remain dormant in nerves. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes on your balls?

Can you get herpes on your balls?

Yes: You can contract herpes on any part of the body. All that is required is exposure to the virus. ...Read more

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Herpes on your butt can someone get it like that?

Herpes on your butt can someone get it like that?

Herpes: Herpes is usually transmitted skin to skin. If your exposure was on the skin of your buttocks then that is where you are infected. Herpes two is found usually in humans between the belly button and thigh in 90% of the cases. ...Read more

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How did i get herpes if my partner doesn't have it?

How did i get herpes if my partner doesn't have it?

See below: If your partner has never been infected with the herpes simplex virus they cannot spread it. People can be infected with hsv1 and 2 and have no visible lesions but can still have the virus in their secretions and spread the infection by direct contact with these infected oral or genital secretions. ...Read more

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Can u get herpes on ur face?

Can u get herpes on ur face?

Yes: Herpes on the face most commonly presents in form of "cold sores" on the lip or in the nose. It can, however, present anywhere on the face as a cluster of bumps filled with clear fluid. ...Read more

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Can I get herpes for oral sex?

Can I get herpes for oral sex?

Yes: Herpes (hsv) is transmitted via skin to skin contact and may be transmitted even in the absence of any visible sore or abnormality. ...Read more

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